Jacob Young is an American actor. His Hollywood career began in the 1990s. He made his debut after landing the role of Rick Forrester on the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. He starred on the show from 1997 to 1999. In the 2000s, he became further known for his portrayals of Lucky Spencer on General Hospital and of JR Chandler on All My Children. In 2004, he made his big screen debut as Hunter in the movie The Girl Next Door. He returned as Rick Forrester on the soap The Bold and the Beautiful in 2011, playing the role until present.